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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the only person who can make the decision whether to go East or to go West on the journey?
2. Who says they do not trust Lady Galadriel and her words?
3. Who was the person who was supposed to destroy the One Ring and keep it out of Sauron's hands?
4. Whose voice does Frodo hear when he wakes up in a comfortable bed?
5. What has the Lady and her maidens made specially for the travelers in the Fellowship to wear?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who are some of the people who are attending the Council meeting in Rivendell?
2. When Frodo awakes in a comfortable bed, what does Gandalf tell him?
3. What does Aragorn say when Frodo states that Aragorn is the rightful heir and that he should have the ring?
4. How does Gandalf eventually open up the door to the Mines of Moria?
5. What does Gandalf believe will help them as they head to the Mines of Moria?
6. What does Frodo decide will be best for the Ring and for his quest?
7. What are the travelers given by the Elves in order to help their journey?
8. What does Gandalf reveal about his period of being absent from the journey?
9. What does Bilbo give to Frodo on his last day in Rivendell?
10. What is being described in the book Gandalf reads when they are in the Chamber of Records?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
One could say that the FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING is the beginning of a mythical story for the characters who are involved, a story which might be told to their children as time passes.
Part 1: How do you define the idea of myth and how does this different from a story?
Part 2: What makes this story mythical in nature?
Part 3: How are the characters in this story mythical? Which qualities make them so?
Essay Topic 2
The sword of Elendil was broken and shattered as it cut the ring from Sauron, but those broken pieces symbolize more than just a broken piece of metal.
Part 1: Why do you think the sword of Elendil broke when it struck Sauron?
Part 2: What is the symbolism of the sword breaking into pieces? How are these broken pieces affecting the world?
Part 3: What does putting the pieces back together say about the hope of men?
Essay Topic 3
The note from Gandalf reminds Frodo to choose people he trusts as he sets out on his journey.
Part 1: Why is it important to trust the people you are with when heading out on a dangerous journey?
Part 2: Doesn't bringing along those whom you trust put them in harm's way? Why do you think Frodo's friends don't think of that and refuse to come with him?
Part 3: How do you think trust will help the Fellowship as they set out on their journey?
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